• DfE should be concerned about rip-off subcontracting fees

    Just when you think the government is finally going to act to stop the practice of rip-off subcontracting fees, they provide a statement expressing “no concern”. I’d be lost for words, if it wasn’t for the fact this editorial demands I write them. FE Week has been reporting on the huge topslices ever since we

    11.03 Jul. 6th, 2018 | Opinion

  • Learndirect top-slices almost £20 million through subcontractors deals

    Latest figures have shown that Learndirect top-sliced almost £20 million through its deals with subcontractors last academic year, FE Week can reveal. The Skills Funding Agency (SFA) has threated to suspend public money for lead providers that fail to publish all of their management fees – the amount of government cash they withhold for themselves,

    17.08 Nov. 28th, 2016 | News